State Assembly announces revised child sex abuse victims bill could pass by next week
BY KENNETH LOVETT, NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, June 3, 2017
ALBANY — The state Assembly Friday introduced a reworked bill designed to make it easier for child sex abuse survivors to seek justice as adults — and it’s expected to pass as soon as next week.
The bill goes slightly further than a previous version that had been criticized by abuse survivors, who now support it.
Bill sponsor Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal (D-Manhattan) said the plan is to move the bill through committee starting Tuesday and then have a full floor vote later in the week.
It’s the culmination of years of work on this issue — and 2017, it’s high-time we get it done,” Rosenthal said.
The Assembly previously passed . . .